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Langston Hughes, Poet, Playwright and Civil Rights Activist

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Langston Hughes, 1936



  Biographical Resources


Biography of Langston Hughes, Poets.org



Langston Hughes from the Library of Congress



Langston Hughes Residence, NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project



 Primary Sources


11 Powerful Poems by Langston Hughes That You Should Know, The Oprah Magazine


List of Poems by Langston Hughes


 Langston Hughes Reads 3 of His Poems


  • "The Negro Speaks Of Rivers"


  • "I Too" 


  • "Dream Montage Tell Me Good Morning Harlem/Same In Blues Comment On Curb"



  Danny Glover Reads Langston Hughes "Ballad of Roosevelt"



 Learning Resources


The Works of Langston Hughes: Teacher's Guide, EdSITEment!



Walt Whitman to Langston Hughes: Poems for a Democracy



Focus Question:  How Can Books and Music Express Political Protest?


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